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    Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn

    J.A. Abraham Blvd 46, Kralendijk, Bonaire
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    Overview
    • Excellent84%
    • Very good14%
    • Average1%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travelers talk about
    “retail store” (4 reviews)
    “dive shop” (42 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Air Conditioning
    Beachfront
    Pool
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Multilingual Staff
    Private Balcony
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    1 - 5 of 137 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    The Carib Inn is a small inn with a great dive shop and staff to help you dive with them or on your own. This was our first time in Bonaire, and I didn't know if my partner and I were going to feel comfortable...More

    Thank YogimomSK
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 4 days ago

    Thank you and glad you had a nice time on Bonaire. It is always nice to see new guests visit us and we look forward to seeing you again soon!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Carib inn provides full top service diving and has a great staff. Location is wonderful in proximity to the center of town convenient for dining out, or shopping. Novices and experienced divers are welcome. Families often stay as do couples. Comfortable efficiency apartment style rooms...More

    Thank Louis D
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you Louis. I'll try to get you some chocolates soonest!! Always good to see you both here after how many years? Louis since 1973! Bruce

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Once again, my wife and I returned to Caribb Inn. The entire staff is so warm and welcoming and they treat us like family! Bruce can literally fix "anything" relating to diving and everyone on the island comes to him for repairs. His sense of...More

    Thank Richard W
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 2 weeks ago

    As always, thank you. I would say I will try to fix most things but parts are not always available. Regardless, we all look forward to your next trip here in 2018.

    Reviewed June 2, 2017

    As a diver for 40 years, I have experienced diving, dive shops and dive hotels all over the world, But, the place I keep coming back to is Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn and Dive Shop, I have been diving in Bonaire for 35 years and...More

    1  Thank rkurtti
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    Always fun when you are here and thanks for the model train magazines!!

    Reviewed May 31, 2017

    Talk about easy shore diving directly from the Carib Inns dock, or pier, whatever the mariners call them, this is perfect. Easy in and out, Unfortunately I had just gotten out the hospital and didn't get to use it as much as I had hoped....More

    Thank bondmac595
    Response from Bruce B, Owner at Bruce Bowker's Carib InnResponded 4 weeks ago

    Glad you liked the new ladder/platform. Hopefully next time you will get to use it more. It has been a great help to a lot of divers and I do appreciate your kind words. Bruce

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    About
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    Travelers' Choice2017 Winner
    Certificate of Excellence
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Microwave
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    Details
    • Price range
    • $100 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel Style
    • #2 Best Value Hotel in Kralendijk
    • #3 On the Beach Hotel in Kralendijk
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 11
    • Location
    • Caribbean >
    • Bonaire >
    • Kralendijk
    • Also Known As
    • Bruce Bowker`s Carib Hotel Bonaire ,
    • Bruce Bowker's Carib Inn Bonaire/Kralendijk
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    Traveler (83)
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    Mee_ah_11
    June 20, 2016|
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    Response from swimmmerchick | Reviewed this property |
    Sorry for the delay in responding. I just saw your question today. The town is a ten minute walk from the resort. Many great restaurants. Also, a large local grocery store is also a ten minute walk as well (few mins by... More
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    "Rooms other than 1 and 2 are closer to water, but all were clean and well cared for."
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    "Rooms around the pool are studios. Rooms 6, 7, 8,9 have ocean view."
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    "Rooms 7 & 8 have their own private deck facing the water"
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    "All the rooms are within a couple hundred feet from the water- it is like your back yard next to the water..."
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